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Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Cute girls beat everything up

Title: Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Price: $11.99 System(s): (Also available on Xbox 360) Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Mages (Division2) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes If there’s one good thing about the Vita, it’s that it gives players a chance to be exposed to games that were overlooked more »

Mega Slowbro is the best

It’s all over folks. There wasn’t even a contest. When it comes to Pokemon Mega Evolutions, Mega Slowbro just went and blew every other freakishly overpowered Pokemon out of the park. Feel free to go home, because the true king has arrived. Nothing is taking Mega Slowbro down, and I’m not just saying that because more »

Pokemon Trading Card Game Online is Nintendo’s foray into mobile gaming

Considering how enormously beloved the core video games of the Pokemon franchise are, it’s easy to forget that Nintendo’s Pokemon has a larger reach. The Pokemon Trading Card game is a good example. You may not have played it since middle school, but many people still are, and now the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online more »

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GameStop Heracross and Pinsir Mega Stones distribution has begun (update)

Another Pokemon distribution event is in progress. Everyone with copies of and have a Heracross or Pinsir waiting for them. The level 50 Heracross is only for Pokemon X users, while only Y gets the Pinsir. But that isn’t what this story is about. (Though you really should go to Mystery Gift, choose an Internet more »

Alice in the Heart is a tragedy

Alice in the Hearts is a tragedy Quinrose makes amazing otome games. That is, dating sims for girls. Alice in the Country of Hearts is among their best, so it should have been a triumph when the PSP version was localized and ported to iOS and Android devices as Alice in the Hearts. Alas, instead more »

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WWE SuperCard is bizarre and dangerously addictive

I was confused, at first. Confused, and a little disappointed. I had eagerly awaited the release of WWE SuperCard for the, like, handful of hours between its announcement and launch. Once I booted it up, I was given some random cards to start with and sent on my way. No explanation of the rules or more »

Akiba’s Trip’s Easy Mode is the best

I have a confession to make. When I played the Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed at E3 2014, I sucked. I don’t know if it was because I was just mid-story when I picked the game up, with no goals or ambition other than to just beat up any Synthisters (vampires) I stumbled across, or more »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 14, 2014

All eyes on the ! This week’s eShop update is better for owners than for those with the , but we’ll make do. Especially since there’s something rather exciting. I’m talking about the eShop debut of Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge. Well, it’s exciting for me because I never played the original, but still. So more »

Hyperdimension Neptunia RE;Birth 1 Preview: Goddesses again

“Breasts are symbolic of maturity and fertility… qualities of a Goddess” These words echo in my mind as I feel myself plummeting. Plummeting where? From where? Who spoke those words again? What words? Who am I? Everything is slipping away. I woke from a dream, a dream of someone speaking to me. I remember her more »

Gamescom 2014: That European, Super Smash Bros 3DS XL

Oh. My. God. Have you seen the Super Smash Bros 3DS XL? Look at this thing! This, my friends, is an example of a limited edition 3DS done right. I tell you, dreams are made of 3DS systems like this. It is just gorgeous. It’s also a European exclusive at the moment. Whomp whomp. Europe more »

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Tearaway’s PS4 port is unnecessary

I loved Tearaway. I cried at the ending, though sobbed is probably a more accurate description. I thought it was a fantastic experience for Vita owners, albeit a bit short. It was memorable, evoked so many emotions, and was absolutely daring when it came to pushing the hardware. Tearaway Unfolded, the PS4 port of Tearaway, more »

Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Review: Revisiting friendly faces

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Price: $19.99 System(s): PC (PSP/Vita) Release Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): XSEED (Falcom) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood, Drug Reference, Fantasy Violence, Language, Suggestive Themes and Use of Alcohol The Legend of Heroes wasn’t exactly a new thing when Trails of the Sky hit the more »